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Live Review & Photos: RVIVR, Western Settings, and DFMK at the Til-Two Club, January 8, 2015


RVIVR by Rocío Flores

At the Til-Two club, RVIVR shined a light on San Diego



Interview & Photos: Midge Ure


Midge Ure by Sylvia Borgo

Ultravox singer Midge Ure talked to us about the music business, Band Aid 30, his new album, and more



Live Review: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at the Belly Up, January 6, 2015


Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty brought New Orleans to Solana Beach



San Diego Shows of Interest, January 19 – 25, 2015


The Donkeys

Our recommended San Diego concerts for the week



Live Review & Photos: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Interrupters at House of Blues, December 21, 2014


The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

The ska veterans were joined by Tim Armstrong’s band of protégés



Video Premiere: Botanica Chango – “The Juice”


Botanica Chango

The band’s new video takes you on a tour of San Diego’s seedy underbelly



The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 186


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Hey Charley, for Chrissakes. Do you wanna know the truth of it?



Live Review and Photos: 91X Wrex the Halls Featuring Cage the Elephant, Alt-J, Vance Joy, Interpol, Billy Idol, Spoon, Banks, and Schitzophonics, December 12, 2014


Cage the Elephant by Sylvia Borgo

Music devotees braved a rainy Friday night for 91X’s annual Wrex the Halls concert



Live Review and Photos: X at the Casbah, December 11, 2014


X by Rocio Flores

L.A. legends X brought a more serene sound to the Casbah last week



Donate Food and You’ll Get Cheap Drinks at the Hideout This Weekend


Food for Grooves

Get discounted drinks when you donate food at the Hideout this weekend



Live Review: Mike Birbiglia at Balboa Theatre, December 5, 2014


Mike Birbiglia

The “Thank God for Jokes” tour marks a turning point in the comedian’s career



Live Photos & Review: The 1975, Cruisr, and Young Rising Sons at Soma, November 21, 2014


The 1975

The Manchester band played to an intense American fan base



Live Photos: Flaggs and Soft Lions at the Casbah, November 19, 2014


Flaggs

Flaggs unveiled their three-song ‘Beach in Her Hair’ EP



Live Review & Photos: Tristen at the Loft, November 22, 2014


Tristen by Tristan Lope

Tristen Gaspadarek reminded fans that she has some serious pipes



Interview and Photos: The Twilight Sad


The Twilight Sad by Sylvia Borgo

We talked to the Scottish band The Twilight Sad after their M-Theory in-store



Interview: Tristen


Tristen

Nashville songwriter Tristen will perform at The Loft on Saturday



Video Premiere: Gary Hankins & the Summer Knowledge – “Feelin'”


Gary Hankins & the Summer Knowledge

We present the video from San Diego’s exciting new supergroup



Interview: Dan Mangan and Kenton Loewen


Dan Mangan by Sylvia Borgo

We talked to Dan Mangan before his recent Casbah show



Live Review & Photos: Bear’s Den, Dan Mangan, and Christof at the Casbah, November 9, 2014


Bear's Den by Sylvia Borgo

Bear’s Den played a magical set at The Casbah



Live Review & Photos: The Black Keys and Jake Bugg at Viejas Arena, November 9, 2014


The Black Keys by Leslie Kalohi

The Black Keys put on an impeccable sounding show at Viejas Arena



Live Review & Photos: Delta Spirit at The Belly Up, November 1, 2014


Delta Spirit by Sylvia Borgo

Two San Diego bands brought down a packed Belly Up house



Video Premiere: Flaggs – “Got You Down”


Flaggs - Got You Down

The San Diego band celebrates its return with a video pool party



Live Photos: Gary Hankins & the Summer Knowledge at the Tin Can, October 31, 2014


Gary Hankins & the Summer Knowledge

The band donned masks for its Halloween EP release show



Live Photos: New Politics, Bad Suns, and SomeKindaWonderful at House of Blues, October 30, 2014


New Politics

It was a night of smoke, strobe lights, and screaming teenagers